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Report: Ill. inmates feared 'aggressive cellmates'

    This undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows inmate Donald Hazzard. Hazzard, 23, has been charged with murdering his cellmate at the Menard Correctional Center in Menard, Ill. Randolph County State's Attorney Jeremy Walker says Donald Hazzard allegedly beat 64-year-old Yusuf Abuzir in their cell Jan. 25. Abuzir died

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Family of slain Chicago cop sues Miss. gun shop

      A Chicago police officer collects bullet casings near the scene where fellow police Officer Thomas Wortham IV was shot and killed May 2010. It was announced Wednesday, April 24, 2013 that Wortham’s family has filed a lawsuit against the Mississippi gun dealer who sold the gun used to kill the police officer. Defender/Worsom Robinson

      The family of

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      Metra accused of retaliating against whistleblower

        Pictured are four of 10 members of the Metropolitan (Metra) Rail Company: from left, Jack Schaffer, Larry Huggins, Arlene Mulder and John Partelow. The commuter rail company has been ordered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to pay a forrmer veteran employee $38,000 for overtime loss after the employee reported safety concerns.

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago